Queenstown Lions Club

In Merv’s honour

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown community stalwart Merv Aoake, who died a year ago, is to be honoured by the naming of a sailing scholarship. The Merv Aoake Scholarship, run by the Wakatipu Yacht Club and funded by the Queenstown Lions Club,...

Heads-up for adventure trip

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstown-founded charity’s helping local kids attend the national final of an adventure sports challenge. Having won the regional Get2Go Challenge in September, eight Year 9 Wakatipu High students are off to the Hillary Outdoors education centre on...
By MATTHEW MCKEW A suburban talent show’s raised more than $2500 for a Lake Hayes Estate community defibrillator. The Hayes’ talent show featured everything from rappers to dancers, and a 14-year-old who sang an Adele song and ‘‘gave us all goose...

For Pete’s sake

Queenstown community stalwart Peter Doyle was not-so-rudely interrupted while drumming for the Arrow Miners Band last Sunday. To the huge surprise of Doyle, whose band had been entertaining the Queenstown Lions Club's seniors Christmas party, he was presented with the...
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